Your Guide to the Weekend – 9/25 through 9/27
Jackson County has a variety of fun to offer this weekend, and the calendar is packed full!
This weekend includes events that offer everything from painting and movies to a barn market and rivalry football game.
The Jackson County Visitor Center has you covered!
Here is your guide to the weekend in Jackson County this week.
Friday, September 25
Barn market – The Hen and Chicks Barn Market is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 25, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 26, at the Three Bin Farm. It’s a $5 admission fee to shop with all the vendors, food vendors, see entertainment and more. Click here for a list of vendors, food, entertainment scheduled, event map and directions!
Race – The Bowman 50 will be at Brownstown Speedway for multiple races. The race includes the Indiana Pro Late Model Series, pro late model, Lucas Oil Late Model Series plus modifieds and pure stocks. There’s $10,000 to win! The races start around 6 p.m.
Book club – Join the Magic of Books Books Store for its Boozy Bookworms Meeting at 6 p.m. at their store, 113 West Second St., Seymour. The group will discuss Ellen Hopkins’ “Tilt”. Call 812-271-1635 for more information.
Fun games – The Castle of Games will offer up Warhammer Night beginning at 6 p.m. You can bring an army or just yourself to compete and meet others in the community. See more on their Facebook event page.
Rivalry night – It’s probably one of the best football rivalries in the state – Brownstown Central High School vs. Seymour High School for the 2020 Jackson Bowl. The 3-1 Braves will host the 3-2 Owls. You can listen on 92nashicon.com or wjaa.net or stream it by clicking this link. The Jackson County Visitor Center wishes both teams good luck!
Live music at Rails – Doug Dillman will be performing at 7 p.m. on the patio at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery in downtown Seymour. Join in on the fun with some dinner, drinks and a neat atmosphere in downtown!
Movie night – It’s movie night at Tiemeyer’s Farm Market in Vallonia and Friday they will be showing “Screaming Skull” on the lawn outside the market. Bring your own lawn chair and blankets for this free event! Popcorn will be available. They’re showing a different movie every Friday and Saturday night through Halloween. The movie starts at dusk or around 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 26
Farmers market – This is the Seymour Area Farmers Market last Saturday of the season. Now is the time to get all your fresh Jackson County produce and other goodies at the Seymour Area Farmers Market. As always, the market is open from 8 a.m. to noon.
Barn market – The Hen and Chicks Barn Market is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 26, at the Three Bin Farm. It’s a $5 admission fee to shop with all the vendors, food vendors, see entertainment and more. Click here for a list of vendors, food, entertainment scheduled, event map and directions!
Art open house – Join local artist Kay Fox at The Herbal Alternative to discuss the classes she offers and check out some of her artwork between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Book signing – Stop by the Magic of Books Books Store for a book signing by author Candra Kyler, who will be signing copies of her Abigail Everlaine Mystery Series. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Harvest festival – Trinity United Methodist Church will host its annual Harvest Festival. The day will include hot dogs, chips, crafts, a bouncy house and a visit from the fire department. The event is from 3 to 6 p.m. at 333 South Chestnut St., Seymour.
Races – The most legendary race in Jackson County takes place this weekend at the Brownstown Speedway!The 41st annual Jackson 100 begins around 6 p.m. This Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race offers up $15,000 to win. The race includes modifieds and pure stocks.
Live music at Rails – The BurmaShaver(s) will be performing at 7 p.m. on the patio at Rails Craft Brew and Eatery in downtown Seymour. Join in on the fun with some dinner, drinks and a neat atmosphere in downtown!
Virtual music festival – This year’s Farm Aid will be an at-home virtual show with more than 20 acts! This festival was co-founded by Seymour native and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee John Mellencamp along with legends Willie Nelson and Neil Young. The show starts at 8 p.m. and you can stream it by clicking here.
Movie night – It’s movie night at Tiemeyer’s Farm Market in Vallonia and Saturday they will be showing “Carnival of Souls” on the lawn outside the market. Bring your own lawn chair and blankets for this free event! Popcorn will be available. They’re showing a different movie every Friday and Saturday night through Halloween. The movie starts at dusk or around 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 27
Benefit ride – This ride is to benefit Crothersville Police Officer Mike Weiler, who was seriously injured in an accident and is still recovering. The ride is open to Jeeps, motorcycles, ATVs and UTVs. Click here to register.
Painting club – Here’s a great event to relax and enjoy your art. SICA has organized the Social Distance Paint Club and they will meet at noon at Chateau de Pique Winery and Brewery. Meet up and enjoy the scenery!
Tuesday, September 29
Aprons and lunch – There are only a few seats left for Batar’s presentation of “Every Apron Tells a Story” by Debra Slone. She will take you through more than a century of apron fashion, uses, design evolution, and humorous stories behind her collection of aprons. It starts a noon and the cost is $25 and it includes lunch. Call Batar at 812-522-8617.